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Winner, Winner! Porcelain Figure Dinner!

Another Edgar Awards has come and gone. The Hungry Detective has done its usual bad job of prognostication. 4 out 12 is not good, but I did get Best Novel. WooHoo! As for the rest. Oh well.

I am only listing the winners... and congratulations to them! A complete list of nominees and my picks can be found here.

Special thanks to Ms. Weinman's Twitter account. Cheers!

Best Novel
Blue Heaven - C.J. Box

Best First Novel by an American Author
The Foreigner - Francie Lin

Best Paperback Original
China Lake - Meg Gardiner

Best Fact Crime
American Lightning: Terror, Mystery, the Birth of Hollywood, and the Crime of the Century - Howard Blum

Best Critical/Biographical
Edgar Allan Poe: An Illustrated Companion to His Tell-Tale Stories - Dr. Harry Lee Poe

Best Short Story
“Skinhead Central,” - T. Jefferson Parker (from The Blue Religion, edited by Michael Connelly)

Best Juvenile
The Postcard - Tony Abbott

Best Young Adult
Paper Towns - John Green

Best Play
The Ballad of Emmett Till - Ifa Bayeza

Best Television Episode Teleplay
“Prayer of the Bone,” Wire in the Blood - Patrick Harbinson

Best Motion Picture Screenplay
In Bruges - Martin McDonagh

Robert L. Fish Memorial Award
“Buckner’s Error,” Joseph Guglielmelli (from Queens Noir, edited by Robert Knightly; Akashic Books)

Raven Awards
Edgar Allan Poe Society, Baltimore, Maryland
Poe House, Baltimore, Maryland

The Simon & Schuster/Mary Higgins Clark Award
The Killer’s Wife - Bill Floyd


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